If you're looking for an Indian alternative for TikTok, here comes home developed MX Player called the TakaTak. This video making and sharing app is very similar to TikTok and is developed by MX Player. The App debuted on the official Google Play Store and is already loved by fans. However, people cannot help but notice the resemblance of this new app with TikTok. Right from the colour combination to some parts of the logo is almost looks like TikTok. The app's description read: "MX TakaTak is a short video community, made locally and especially by MX Media & Entertainment in India. On MX TakaTak, we provide rich video content and encourage creation full of imagination."

MX TakaTak will help people make all kinds of fun and educational videos and one can also watch and share them on other social media apps. Right from dialogue dubbing, comedy, gaming, DIY, food, sports, memes, you can really make a lot of creative content. Ever since the Indian government banned 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, there has been a growing demand for   "Made in India" apps. Some of the other popular apps that were banned included UC Browser and WeChat. Therefore, MX TakaTak comes in as a knock-off version of TikTok under Indian government's “Digital India Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Innovate Challenge”.  The aim currently is to create home-grown apps to make an ecosystem where we do not have to depend on other countries for help. You can download the app here.

MX Player's TakaTak Is the New TikTok (Photo Credits: Google Play)

Similarly, an alternative of Shareit provided by MX  player is MXShareKaro that was launched officially on Google Play Store. The app currently supports English and Indian languages like Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Punjabi. Users can share video, music, pictures, apps absolutely free and without any mobile data usage.

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